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ABC’s Favorite Books of 2010, Part the Third

Here you are, another part of the ABC Staff’s Favorite Reads of the past year.  We hope you enjoy reading about what we enjoyed reading the past 12 months, and hopefully we’ll give you some ideas to boot! The lists …

Sundown on Sunset Park

A Staff Review of Paul Auster’s New Novel by Ward A mere year after having published the excellent Invisible, Paul Auster presents us with Sunset Park, his fourteenth novel since debuting twenty-three years ago with the still-fantastic New York Trilogy. …

Staff Review: Anthill by E.O. Wilson

Reviewed by Ward Anthill is the debut novel of famed biologist E.O. Wilson, and an unusual one at that, not least because of the fact that a) its author was a respectable eighty years old at the time of its …

Staff review: Of Mice and Men + Cataloochee

Reviewed by Ward What better time to catch up with the classics or immerse yourself in something new than a lazy summer afternoon? I’ve had the beautifully executed Steinbeck Centennial boxed set sitting on the shelf for at least half …

ABC’s Favorite Books of 2009, part F

Ah yes, it’s December, the time of looking over the past year and deciding what was great, what was so-so, and what could be done better next year.  In what is now very much a tradition, the ABC staff has been …